Dunlop Is Exclusive Official Tire of Moto2 and Moto3 Until 2014
Dunlop will supply tires and technical support to every competitor in Moto3, the replacement for the 125cc World Championship. Dunlop has exclusively supplied tires to Moto2 since its inauguration in 2010. The company’s supply has been ratified by Dorna and the International Road Racing Teams Association (IRTA).
“Dorna, IRTA and the teams have endorsed Dunlop’s commitment to motorcycle Grand Prix racing by extending our Moto2 supply and awarding us the contract for the exciting new Moto3 Championship,” stated Sanjay Khanna, Managing Director, Dunlop Brand Europe, Middle East and Africa
“Moto3 is an exciting new Championship for Dunlop, our engineers and technicians and we relish the new challenge, and look forward to the progress in our understanding as we develop tyres for the new 250cc 4-stroke powered racing machines. The extension of our Moto2 contract is a strong validation of the good job we have done in that Championship, the results of which are clear to see,” added Jean-Félix Bazelin, General Manager, Dunlop Motorsport.
“There is no doubt that the constant technological work carried out by Dunlop to improve their products allows the circuit to be a testing ground for these developments, and that this technology is then transferred to the road,” said Carmelo Ezpeleta, Dorna CEO.